Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.
Just after the green flag waved to begin the NASCAR Duck Commander 500 on Monday, Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport's most popular driver, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because it was on fire.
Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are off to solid starts this season, but only one of them has a victory and a second-place finish. That keeps Junior on top of.Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
This week's Sprint Cup Power Rankings winner is a no-brainer: Mr. Popularity, Dale Earnhardt Jr., winning his second Daytona 500 gives him the top spot in Ryan McGee's weekly rant -- no questions asked.